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Why book with The Gambia Experience?

Updated on Oct 26, 2021 by Clarabel Jones

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Find out all the reasons why you should book your Gambia holiday with us, the destination specialists.


Nobody knows the Gambia like we do

We've been travelling to The Gambia for 34 years now. Over this time we've developed our vast knowledge and built great relationships with the hoteliers and tourist board that help us offer you the best opportunities and experiences for your Gambia holiday.

We have a permanent team in The Gambia who keep us up to date with any changes, and every member of our UK-based sales team has visited The Gambia to experience the country's irresistible charm for themselves.

Some of us have worked here for over 30 years and have lost count of the number of times we've been!

Work trip to The Gambia!

We offer the widest choice

From large and lively hotels packed with entertainment options, to peaceful back-to-nature lodges, our holiday programme offers something for everyone. 

Many of our hotels are exclusively sold by us, including Ngala Lodge, Mandina Lodges and African Village Hotel in The Gambia and Fathala Wildlife Reserve in neighbouring Senegal.

Ngala Lodge

In normal circumstances, we also offer a wide choice of flight departures, operating a service with Titan Airways from London Gatwick twice weekly during the winter, with the option to upgrade to Star Class. 


We look after you

We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, customer care and treating clients as individuals, both before you travel and whilst you are on holiday.

Our experienced Gambia resort team are there to look after you while you're away, and to answer any questions you might have about the local area.

We'll give you a free Gambia guidebook to use during your stay, which has all the information you need to know about the resorts, culture, history and optional excursions. 

One of our resort representatives is always there for you.


You can craft your own holiday from scratch

Do you want to spend time on the beach, while also discovering the wildlife and culture around you? Or maybe you’ve set a budget, but fancy a couple of nights of pure luxury. The beauty of booking a holiday with us is that you don’t have to choose.

Instead, you have the freedom to tailor-make your dream Gambia holiday, hand-picking your hotels, tours and excursions like a child in a sweet shop. 

Click here to find out more about our tailormade holidays.

Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Project

We reward your loyalty

Many of our customers choose to travel to The Gambia again, possibly to discover the country during a different season or to explore a different area.

If you've previously travelled with us to The Gambia or Senegal and are thinking of returning, you'll be entitled to a loyalty discount against your next holiday.

We offer returning customers a saving of £50 per person on their next booking, plus a reduced deposit payment.

Click here to find out more.


Your holiday is in safe hands

All our flights and holidays are fully ATOL protected, so you can rest assured that you're covered for any eventualities or problems, should they occur.

We hope to welcome you on a Gambia holiday soon! Click here to browse our full selection of holidays.

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